European parliament congratulates Kazakhstan on election to UN Security Council
The historic event not only for Kazakhstan, but also for the entire Central Asian region was discussed in the European Parliament. They believe that the election of the UN Security Council shows that Kazakhstan is beginning to play an active role in the international arena. And other foreign policy experts agree with this view.
Andrew MAMYKIN, MEMBER OF EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT:
Kazakhstan is beginning to play an increasingly powerful and active role in the international arena. This suggests that recent ideas of the President of Kazakhstan to nuclear disarmament, the future of our global world, these ideas echo in the hearts of the leaders of many countries.
Cheng GOPIN, SPECIAL COMMISSIONER FOR FIGHT AGAINST TERRORISM AND SECURITY OF PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA:
Kazakh people have managed to find their own unique path of development that leads the country to prosperity. The Chinese Government is confident that Kazakhstan will continue to reach greater heights and will remain a main force in ensuring peace and stability in Central Asia.